brawny


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  • adj

Synonyms for brawny

Synonyms for brawny

characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for brawny

(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight

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No sooner had the man touched the roof than the ape-man was upon his chest, one brawny hand sought and found the sword wrist and the other the throat of the yellow-tunicked guardsman.
Twelve swords were raised above twelve brawny shoulders.
On the other side were the veteran Captal de Buch and the brawny Olivier de Clisson, with the free companion Sir Perducas d'Albret, the valiant Lord of Mucident, and Sigismond von Altenstadt, of the Teutonic Order.
The muscles of his brawny arms showed through the sleeves of his light summer coat.
He, in turn, went down, and brawny women joined with their men in the battle.
So Oakland doubled its brawny fists and swung into San Francisco for blood.
On examination, it appeared that a rifle bullet had passed directly through the body of the deceased, entering beneath one of his brawny shoulders, and making its exit by the breast.
I should have such strength,' muttered the robber, poising his brawny arm, 'that I could smash your head as if a loaded waggon had gone over it.
Brawny roadies lug huge equipment cases across the floor and guitar techs strum their instruments as a slim man purposefully totes a silver laptop.
In and out of the big, brawny vehicles a delighted stream of people arrives, departs, arrives, departs.
Combining rally-inspired four-wheel-drive, turbo-charged performance and brawny looks, the new 310bhp superhatch should prove tough competition for the Subaru WRX, due this autumn, and Mitsubishi's Lancer Evo VII, which is set to launch in early 2001.
ATLANTA, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's dedicated workers still have time to enter this year's Brawny IndustrialbrandGreat American Worker contest for a chance to win a Ford F-150 and other prizes.
Judging from the bold, beautiful, brawny beefcake gracing its pages--much of which is undeniably campy now--It's a Man's World may fit best on the contemporary queer's bookshelf.
The new additions confirm the Wachowskis' genius at casting and knack for conjuring up deliciously vivid characters to populate their brawny action spectacles.
It is fitting that the brawny defender will be step back into action in Wednesday's third round FA Cup replay at Coventry - the day after his 27th birthday - for it was in that competition that the former Wales Under-21 international wrote his name in the club's folklore when he scored the winning goal in the epic victory over Leeds a year ago.